Sometime ago, we changed our comment policy to require a Google or other log-in in order to post comments here on MayorSam.
As most can see, that has killed comments, one of the best parts of this blog historically.
Therefore, anonymous, un-logged in comments are back.
There's a few caveats though. Comments will be moderated. And I will be the only MayorSam staffer approving comments. Sometimes, there may be delays if I can't get to it right away. And I will be very tough on what I approve. However, reasoned snarkiness will always win the day.
That being said, we still prefer you post comments under your name, and in most cases, there really isn't any reason you should. I'll also be on the lookout for folks who try to post comments under another name. If you have no problem posting under your name, then you should really log-in. We give you several options to do that. If someone posts anonymously under the name of a real person (i.e. posting as Mayor Villaraigosa and saying "I suck.") that's not going to get approved. However, if for some reason (i.e. you have information that is valid and exposing your true identity could someone get you in trouble), then post as anonymous or under a nickname.
We'll be watching this but hopefully, it gets the dialogue going again.
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